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Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

My relatives claim to hate Brussels sprouts, which I took as a challenge to come up with a recipe they'd love. When I served this at my Christmas buffet, there wasn't a sprout left in the bowl! —Carol Bess White, Portland, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons stone-ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions

  • Cut an “X” in the core of each Brussels sprout. Place in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  • Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in the vinegar, mustard, garlic powder, salt, Brussels sprouts and bacon; cook 2-3 minutes longer.
  • Sprinkle with bread crumbs; broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 256 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 823mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 15g protein.

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